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Glyptapanteles Ashmead

of the Afrotropical region

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae; Subfamily: Microgastrinae)

Glyptapanteles Ashmead, 1904. Type species: (Glyptapanteles manilae Ashmead, 1904) = Apanteles ashmeadi Wilkinson, 1928, by monotypy.

Classification

 

Glyptapanteles acraeae (Wilkinson, 1932) (South Africa, Uganda)

Glyptapanteles africanus (Cameron, 1911) (Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Also Oriental region: India, Pakistan)

Glyptapanteles aggestus (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles agynus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles amenophis (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles antsirabensis (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar, Reunion)

 

Glyptapanteles anubis (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles argus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles borocerae (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles cadei (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

Glyptapanteles carinatus (Szépligeti, 1913 (Tanzania)

Glyptapanteles chidra Rousse & Gupta, 2013 (Reunion)

 

Glyptapanteles cinyras (de Saeger, 1944) (Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles eucosmae (Wilkinson, 1929) (Cape Verde Islands, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia. Also Palaearctic region: China, Mongolia)

Glyptapanteles eutelus (de Saeger, 1941) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Senegal)

Glyptapanteles ficus (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar, Reunion)

 

Glyptapanteles fulvigaster (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles fuscinervis (Cameron, 1911) (Rwanda, South Africa)

Glyptapanteles gahinga (de Saeger, 1944) (Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles glyphodes (Wilkinson, 1932) (Uganda)

Glyptapanteles gowdeyi (Gahan, 1918) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda)

Glyptapanteles guierae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

Glyptapanteles horus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles inclusus (Ratzeburg, 1844) (Cape Verde. Also Palaearctic region: Austria, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, China (SD, SN), Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia (ZAB, IRK, PRI, TY), Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom)

Glyptapanteles intricatus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles laxatus (Wilkinson, 1930) (Uganda)

Glyptapanteles lefevrei (de Saeger, 1941) (Burundi, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles leucotretae (Ullyett, 1946) (South Africa)

Glyptapanteles lissopleurus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles maculitarsis (Cameron, 1905) (Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda)

Glyptapanteles madecassus (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles melanotus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles melissus (de Saeger, 1944) (Rwanda)

 

Glyptapanteles naromae (Risbec, 1951) (Senegal)

Glyptapanteles ninus (de Saeger, 1944) (Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles nkuli (de Saeger, 1941) (Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles phytometraduplus (Shenefelt, 1972) (Senegal)

Glyptapanteles propylae (de Saeger, 1941) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles pseudacraeae (Donaldson, 1991) (South Africa)

Glyptapanteles seydeli (de Saeger, 1941) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles simus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles speciosissimus (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles spilosomae (de Saeger, 1941) (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Glyptapanteles subpunctatus (Granger, 1949) (Madagascar)

Glyptapanteles thespis (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles thompsoni (Lyle, 1927) (Cameroon. Also Oriental region: China. Palaearctic region: Belgium, France, Hungary, Iran, Japan, Korea, Moldova, Romania, Russia)

 

Glyptapanteles thoseae (Wilkinson, 1934) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda)

Glyptapanteles venustus (de Saeger, 1944) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal)

Biology

Solitary or gregararious endoparasitoids (koinobiont) of Lepidoptera larvae.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

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Fernandez-Triana JL, Whitfield JB, Smith MA, Dapkey T, Hallwachs W, Janzen DH 2016. Review of the world species of Exoryza (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Microgastrinae), with description of five new species. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 63(2): 195-210. doi: 10.3897/dez.63.8977

Fernandez-Triana, J & Boudreault, C. 2016. Keylimepie peckorum gen. n. and sp. n., (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) from southern Florida, U.S., the first known brachypterous member of the subfamily Microgastrinae. ZooKeys 58: 95-107.

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Fernandez-Triana, J & Boudreault, C. 2018. Seventeen new genera of microgastrine parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) from tropical areas of the world. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 64: 25-140. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/jhr.64.25453

Fernandez-Triana, J & van Achterberg, C. 2017. Order Hymenoptera, family Braconidae Subfamily Microgastrinae from the Arabian Peninsula. Arthropod fauna of the UAE 6: 275–321.

Fernandez-Triana J, Shaw MR, Boudreault C, Beaudin M, Broad GR 2020. Annotated and illustrated world checklist of Microgastrinae parasitoid wasps (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). ZooKeys 920: 1-1089. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.920.39128

Mason, W.R.M. 1981. The polyphyletic nature of Apanteles Foerster (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): A phylogeny and reclassification of Microgastrinae. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada. No. 115. 147pp.

Nixon, G.E.J. 1965. A reclassification of the tribe Microgasterini (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Entomology series. Supplement 2:1-284.

Risbec, J. 1951. Les Microgasterinae de l'Afrique occidentale francaise. Memoires de l'Institut Francais d'Afrique Noire, 13,411–473.

Rousse, P. & Gupta A. 2013. Microgastrinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local species, including 18 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3616 (6): 501–547. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.6.1

Shenefelt, R.D. 1972. Braconidae 4. Microgasterinae Apanteles. Hymenopterorum Catalogus, Pars 7:429-668.

Shenefelt, R.D. 1973. Braconidae 5. Microgasterinae amd Ichneutinae. Hymenopterum Catalogus, Pars 9:669-812.

Whitfield, J.B., Mardulyn, P., Austin, A.D. & Dowton, M. 2002. Phylogenetic relationships among microgastrine braconid wasp genera based on data from the 16S, COI and 28S genes and morphology. Systematic Entomology, 27, 337–359. http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-3113.2002.00183.x

Yu D.S., van Achterberg K., Horstmann K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

Photographs © Pascal Rousse (Iziko South African Museum).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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